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PR: Digital Manga Inc. Launches The Tezuka Requiem Kickstarter Campaign

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Digital Manga Inc. Launches in Lighting Speed— Smaller, Quicker, and Affordable—The Tezuka Requiem Kickstarter Campaign Gardena, CA (November 26, 2014) Digital Manga Inc. (DMI), a long-time publisher of manga, launches a new Kickstarter campaign for their new Osamu Tezuka title, Ludwig B. With other successful Tezuka Kickstarter campaigns such as Barbara, Captain Ken, and Unico, DMI looks …
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Manga Minis: Captain Ken Reaches Kickstarter Goal, More Tsubasa from CLAMP, Rescuse from Viz, and CNN Doesn't Get ItNews > Manga Minis

Manga Minis: Captain Ken Reaches Kickstarter Goal, More Tsubasa from CLAMP, Rescuse from Viz, and CNN Doesn’t Get It

Friday, June 20, 2014

 CNN released a video report about manga and anime this week, in response to a recent bill being passed in Japan that bans child pornography. To little surprise, but plenty of outrage, CNN’s take on the subject was a pretty big over-simplification and make sweeping generalizations about entire mediums of entertainment. Fun! I find the whole thing …
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Digital Manga Launches New Kickstarter for Tezuka's Captain KenNews > Licensing

Digital Manga Launches New Kickstarter for Tezuka’s Captain Ken

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

I’m not sure what surprises me more these days – how many different Osamu Tezuka titles I’ve never heard of, or how many of them Digital Manga takes to Kickstarter. Really, neither facts should shock me. Osamu Tezuka created over 700 volumes worth of manga (according to Wikipedia), and Digital Manga’s previous Kickstarters, which covered five …
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PR: Digital Manga, Inc. To Launch Captain Ken by Osamu Tezuka Kickstarter

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Gardena, CA (June 3, 2014) Digital Manga, Inc. has launched a new project on crowd-funding site Kickstarter to translate and publish Osamu Tezuka’s shonen title Captain Ken volumes 1 and 2 for ages 16+ in English for the first time. From June 3 until July 3, fans will be able to pledge for publication of …
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Kansai Club Publishing Launches Kickstarter for Tezuka's The CraterNews

Kansai Club Publishing Launches Kickstarter for Tezuka’s The Crater

Friday, May 17, 2013

Kansai Club Publishing launched their Kickstarter for Osamu Tezuka’s The Crater today. News of the launch initially went out via their Twitter account, while we first heard about this upcoming project when they sent out PR in April. The new publisher is seeking $3500 for the printing of this collection of Tezuka short stories which …
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Digital Manga Stretches for the Tezuka Goal with Updated KickstarterEditorials > News > Licensing > News

Digital Manga Stretches for the Tezuka Goal with Updated Kickstarter

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

With over 450 backers, Digital Manga’s Unico Kickstarter surpassed it’s original funding goal last week. True to their word, the company announced a secondary license for their backers to shoot for – Osamu Tezuka’s Atom Cat: “This is a family reboot of Astro Boy drawn by Tezuka in 1986-87, about a little boy who has …
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Digital Manga Launches Kickstarter for Tezuka's UnicoNews > Licensing > News

Digital Manga Launches Kickstarter for Osamu Tezuka’s Unico

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Digital Manga launched a new Kickstarter project late this week, this time for Osamu Tezuka’s Unico. The Kickstarter launched June 21st and is currently over halfway to their goal of $20,000/US. Unico is a series Tezuka drew for children during the late 70s and it was originally published in full-colour. Digital Manga plans to release …
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PR: DMP Platinum Brings Tezuka Manga for Kids to Kickstarter with “Unico”

Friday, June 22, 2012

Digital Manga, Inc.’s Platinum Manga imprint is returning to Kickstarter to publish the first ever full-color Osamu Tezuka manga in English! Gardena, CA (June 21st, 2012) — Today Digital Manga, Inc. launched a project on crowd-funding site Kickstarter to translate and publish Unico, the children’s comic by Osamu Tezuka, in English for the first time. …
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Where’s the Rush?: Kickstarter for Laura Carboni’s Roulette

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Kickstarters have really taken off in recent months with creators and organizations using the crowd-sourcing service to collect the funds they need to get projects off the ground that wouldn’t otherwise be funded. I still hold my reservations towards companies using the service but I’m glad it’s worked out so well for creators getting their …
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Digital Manga Starts Kickstarter for Tezuka's BarbaraEditorials > News > Licensing > News

Digital Manga Launches Second Kickstarter for Tezuka’s Barbara

Sunday, January 15, 2012

On Friday Digital Manga Publishing launched their second Kickstarter – a crowd-souring website that takes monetary pledges towards a goal. While DMP’s first project was to fund Osamu Tezuka’s Swallowing the Earth back for a second printing, this time they’re collecting pledges to go towards licensing and publishing a new Tezuka title – Barbara. “Wandering …
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